Don DaGradi

Known For
Directing

Popular
3.074

Birthday
1911-03-01

Place of Birth
New York City - New York - USA

Also Known As

  • Donald DaGradi
  • Donald Da Gradi
  • Don Da Gradi

Don DaGradi

Biography

Disney writer who started out as a layout artist on 1940s cartoons including "Der Fuehrer's Face" in 1943. He eventually moved into animated features with the film Lady and the Tramp in 1955. He also worked as a color and styling or sequence consultant on many other motion pictures for Disney. His greatest achievement was for his visual screenplay for Mary Poppins in 1964 for which he shared an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay with Bill Walsh. Don DaGradi died August 4, 1991, in Friday Harbor, Washington. He was named a Disney Legend posthumously, only months after his death. - Wikipedia